Within the Tagore Garden Extension shopping complex in New Delhi, opposite Westgate Mall and next to City Square Mall lies the 3 story tall Shoppers Stop Mall locally known as SS department store. The name is carefully chosen as the unique mall layout generate a true shoppers paradise. Right as you pass by the metal detector and security check you will find yourself in-between several cosmetic, gadgets, perfume, jewelery & accessories stores which are placed across the ground floor. The store directory and information counter for any assistance needed is located left of the escalators.
Sightseeing and shopping in India‘s capital Delhi can get quite hot at times for both tourists and locals. In such times, when you’re in need of cooling down FREEZE Lounge, bar and cafe located at the second and third floor in the Westgate Mall is to your availability. Besides for day-time cooling down the FREEZE Lounge is also a important factor in Delhi’s bustling nightlife scene.
The FREEZE Sub-Zero lounge has officially opened 14th February 2010 at the 2nd and 3rd Floor of the West Gate Mall in the Rajouri Garden, New Delhi. The first unique edition of a sub zero day and nightlife establishment in the history of India’s capital city. Your senses will be tickled upon entrance of the FREEZE Lounge, neath neon lighting a trendy tune and painted walls will cover your senses. Choose to relax in the lounge first before entering a minus 10 degree ICE bar where snacks and drinks are served in ice glasses and on frost platters, with fancy glow in the dark liquor.
In order to enter the minus 10 degree ICE bar you are required to wear a jacket with if wished matching hand gloves and hat, which are recommended to at least bring. The staff is friendly and speaks good English and of course English. The ICE bar is decorated with ICE sculptures of the statue of liberty, hearts of ice, cultural Indian arts, a swan and mirrors to make the bar seem bigger. The snacks can be non and veg and be consumed in the little lounge corner on the left hand side of the DJ booth made of ICE, centered is the ICE bar where the cocktails get made on by your personal bar tender. You are advised to drink your drinks fast, as they will FREEZE! The earlier recommendation to bring gloves has been made in order to play the tick-tac-toe game made of gigantic ice cube blocks. The most crowded nights are on Friday and Saturday but the lounge is open any day of the week.
Rs1000 (€17,10 or $21,47) which includes time entrance, unlimited drinks and food.
FREEZE Lounge facilities
Smoking is prohibited inside the FREEZE Lounge.
The FREEZE Lounge is wheelchair accessible.
Snacks are included in your entrance fee.
The FREEZE Lounge offers FREE WIFI.
Opening Hours Mon- Sun 12 pm – 1 am
FREEZE Sub Zero Lounge
2nd and 3rd Floor West Gate Mall
Rajouri Garden, New Delhi 110027
(+91) 11 4000 6000
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